Korean, Singaporean delegations forge links, enjoy Carnival hospitality

The 2023 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers is proving the perfect backdrop to entertain, educate and strengthen economic and cultural links with visiting delegations from the Republic of Korea and Singapo...

Hi-tech Toowoomba red bench shines light on family violence support services

Toowoomba’s newest red bench has gone hi-tech by incorporating a QR code offering direct access to vital state government domestic and family violence support resources. Toowoomba Region Mayor Geof...

Mayor wishes SWQ Thunder all the best in Grand Final

Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McDonald has sent the well wishes of the region to the South West Thunder Football Queensland Premier League 1 women’s team ahead of their Grand Final appearance this Su...

Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McDonald pays tribute to ‘hero’ father, John McDonald AM

Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McDonald today (September 14, 2023) paid tribute to his ‘hero’ father, John ‘Cracker’ McDonald AM, who passed away on Wednesday evening in Toowoomba. Mayor McDona...

Toowoomba Region Deputy Mayor Rebecca Vonhoff leads community tribute to John McDonald AM

Toowoomba Region Deputy Mayor Cr Rebecca Vonhoff today (Thursday, September 14, 2023) led Toowoomba Regional Council’s tribute to businessman and international sporting great John McDonald AM, who p...

Textile artists explore new shape, form in Rosalie Gallery exhibition

Members of the Darling Downs Textile Art Group (DDTAG) will explore new shapes and forms in their exhibition Beyond Bounds that will be displayed at Rosalie Gallery from September 20 to October 15, 20...

Millmerran meeting strengthens alliance between Council, community

The Darling Downs Regional Alliance meeting hosted by Millmerran Commerce and Progress Association last month has been hailed as a success by Council and the community organisations represented. Toow...

Mayor McDonald, Councillors welcome Edwina Farquhar as new Toowoomba Region Councillor

 Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McDonald and fellow Councillors today (September 12, 2023) welcomed Edwina Farquhar, pictured, as their new Toowoomba Regional Council colleague. Mrs Farquhar was a...

Fire threat eases for Cecil Plains; alerts still in place

The immediate fire threat has eased for Cecil Plains, however, Toowoomba Regional Council is reminding residents to stay informed about all fire warnings in the coming days. Toowoomba Region Mayor an...

TRC, LGI highlight benefits of landfill gas re-use project

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) today (September 7, 2023) joined renewable energy and carbon abatement company LGI to highlight the environmental and cost saving benefits of an innovative landfill ga...

Flood Recovery Program in Bowenville, Formartin and surrounds

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has reached a major milestone in the 2022 Flood Recovery Program, as the first of two delivery partners, Georgiou Group, has broken ground earlier this week on Newton-...

North State School highlights Sister City connections in Takatsuki Art Festival entry

North State School Year 6 students’ artwork highlighting the connections between Toowoomba and our Japanese Sister City of Takatsuki will feature prominently in an annual arts fair in Japan in Novem...

Wreath 2023 wins Contemporary Wearables ’23 Jewellery Award

Can humble sheets of paper be re-worked into fine art objects? Victorian artist Zoe Veness’s cotton rag paper neckpiece, Wreath 2023, showed it was possible to elevate everyday materials to items o...

Temporary closure for Greenmount Landfill upgrade works

The Greenmount Waste Management Facility will be closed from 5 September 2023 to enable bulk earthworks to be completed. Toowoomba Regional Council’s Water and Waste Committee Portfolio Leader Cr N...

New heavy plant for TRC’s primary landfill

Toowoomba Region Council (TRC) has recently taken delivery of a new CAT 963D Drott at the Toowoomba Waste Management Centre at Cranley. TRC Water and Waste Portfolio Leader Cr Nancy Sommerfield said ...

Join August 25 livestream for Contemporary Wearables ’23 Award, acquisition announcements

The award winners for the nationally recognised Contemporary Wearables ’23 Biennial Jewellery Award and Exhibition will be announced at Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery on Friday evening (August 25). ...

TRC backs Queensland Road Safety Week call: ‘Road safety starts with me’ 

‘Road safety starts with me’. It’s the clear message that Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) and emergency services want all road users to always keep front of mind. The message was repeated at t...

Nominate community achievers for 2024 Toowoomba Region Australia Day awards

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is inviting residents to nominate our communities’ achievers who will be considered for 2024 Toowoomba Region Australia Day awards. Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McD...

TRC to make its own submission on North South Transport Corridor

Toowoomba Region Councillors unanimously resolved this week for Council to make its own submission to the Department of Transport and Main Roads (DTMR) on the proposed Toowoomba North-South Transport ...

Goombungee district artists invited to submit works for Rosalie Gallery exhibition

Goombungee district artists are invited to submit artworks to be considered for a signature exhibition to be displayed at Rosalie Gallery from mid-October 2023. Selected artworks will feature in the ...